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Sarcoidosis is an idiopathic multisystemic inflammatory disease that may exceptionally involve the breast and can have imaging features suspicious for benign or malignant lesions. Biopsy should be required to distinguish between breast sarcoidosis and malignancy, because clinical, mammographic and sonographic findings can be ambiguous or inconclusive. This case discusses the radiological manifestations and the value of different diagnostic features, and names the most relevant differential diagnosis.
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Increase in breast cancer survivorship, advancements in diagnostic imaging and standardization of contralateral breast screening before breast cancer surgery have resulted in increased detection of co...
Breast Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) is a well-established, valuable adjunct to screening mammography in women that have documented high-risk for developing breast cancer; it is also used to evalua...
How are tactile sensations in the breast represented in the female and male brain? Using ultra high-field 7 T MRI in ten females and ten males, we demonstrate that the representation of tactile brea...
There has been a sharp rise in the rate of contralateral prophylactic mastectomy over the last decade, despite the low incidence of new primary cancers predicted for the contralateral breast. This stu...
Primary neuroendocrine carcinoma of the breast (NECB) is one of the rarest subtypes of breast tumor, and for this reason, there are no data from prospective clinical trials on its optimal management. ...
The purpose of this study is to compare the therapeutic effects between the axillary bilateral-breast approach (ABBA) and bilateral axillo-breast approach (BABA) for robotic thyroidectomy....
To treat breast tumors in non surgical patients with percutaneous technique (radiofrequency). Prospective evaluation of treatment efficiency and tolerance based on clinical and radiologica...
Our investigators plan to measure the skin on the breast six months after breast reconstruction. The non-reconstructed breast will be used as the control for subject with unilateral recons...
The purpose of this study is to study patients presenting with stage IV breast cancer. Stage IV means that the breast cancer has spread to another part of the body outside the breast. This...
This is a single institution study enrolling women over age 25 with newly diagnosed breast cancer and for whom a breast MR has been ordered as standard of care. Subjects will undergo a hyb...
A fluid-filled closed cavity or sac that is lined by an EPITHELIUM and found in the BREAST. It may appear as a single large cyst in one breast, multifocal, or bilateral in FIBROCYSTIC BREAST DISEASE.
A common and benign breast disease characterized by varying degree of fibrocystic changes in the breast tissue. There are three major patterns of morphological changes, including FIBROSIS, formation of CYSTS, and proliferation of glandular tissue (adenosis). The fibrocystic breast has a dense irregular, lumpy, bumpy consistency.
Abnormal accumulation of lymph in the arm, shoulder and breast area associated with surgical or radiation breast cancer treatments (e.g., MASTECTOMY).
Metastatic breast cancer characterized by EDEMA and ERYTHEMA of the affected breast due to LYMPHATIC METASTASIS and eventual obstruction of LYMPHATIC VESSELS by the cancer cells.
Carbohydrate antigen elevated in patients with tumors of the breast, ovary, lung, and prostate as well as other disorders. The mucin is expressed normally by most glandular epithelia but shows particularly increased expression in the breast at lactation and in malignancy. It is thus an established serum marker for breast cancer.
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